Tag: Job Killers

Two Job Killer Bills Held in Appropriations; Seven Move to Senate or Assembly Floors...

Twelve of the 19 job killer bills identified by the California Chamber of Commerce this year remain alive after Friday’s deadline for fiscal committees...

CalChamber Urges Action on Bills Awaiting Assembly/Senate Votes

Many bills opposed by the California Chamber of Commerce have moved through legislative committees and could come to a vote of the entire Assembly...

Costly Employee Retention Mandate Job Killer on the Assembly Floor

A California Chamber of Commerce-opposed job killer bill that denies employers the basic choice of whom to hire is awaiting a vote on the...

Job Killer Watch: CalChamber Identifies 19th Job Killer Bill​​​​

Contact: Denise Davis SACRAMENTO, CA — The California Chamber of Commerce today added AB 1357 (Bloom; D-Santa Monica) to its job killer list, bringing the...

Assembly Labor and Employment Committee Passes Two Job Killer Bills

The Assembly Labor and Employment Committee yesterday voted to pass two job killer bills that will lead to increased litigation. The committee passed: AB 359...

Two Job Killers in Assembly Labor and Employment Committee This Week

Two California Chamber of Commerce-opposed job killer bills will be considered by the Assembly Labor and Employment Committee on Wednesday. AB 359 (Gonzalez; D-San...

Bill Undermining Workers’ Comp Reforms Goes to Senate

A California Chamber of Commerce-opposed job killer bill that undermines cost-saving workers’ compensation reforms will be considered next by the full Senate. SB 563 (Pan;...

​Soda Warning Bill Fails in Senate Committee​​​​​

Legislation to require warnings on certain sugar-sweetened beverages sold in California fell short of votes needed to pass the Senate Health Committee this week. The...

Senate Committee to Consider Job Killers Increasing Environmental Regulatory Burden; CalChamber Adds Bill to...

Three California Chamber of Commerce-opposed job killer bills that increase the burden of environmental regulations will be considered in a Senate policy committee today,...

Job Killer Watch: CalChamber Identifies 18th Job Killer Bill

Contact: Denise Davis SACRAMENTO, CA – The California Chamber of Commerce today added SB 654 (de León) to its job killer list, bringing the total...

Assembly Policy Committee to Hear Job Killers Limiting In-State Energy Development​​​​​​​​​

Two California Chamber of Commerce-opposed job killer bills that limit in-state energy development will be heard in the Assembly Natural Resources Committee today. Limits...

Assembly Policy Committee Passes Job Killer Bill Imposing Scheduling Mandate on Employers

The Assembly Labor and Employment Committee yesterday passed a job killer bill imposing a one-size-fits-all scheduling mandate on general retail employers. AB 357 (Chiu; D-San...

Policy Committees to Consider Four Job Killer Bills Today

Four California Chamber of Commerce-opposed job killer bills will be heard in policy committees today. Increased Labor C​​osts ​AB 357 (Chiu; D-San Francisco) Predictable...

Job Killer Watch: CalChamber Identifies 17th Job Killer Bill​​​​​​​

Contact: Denise Davis SACRAMENTO, CA — The California Chamber of Commerce has identified a new job killer bill, bringing the current list to 17 bills....

Three Job Killer Bills Face Committee Hearings Today; CalChamber Adds Another Bill to List

Three California Chamber of Commerce-opposed job killer bills will be heard in policy committees today. In addition, CalChamber has identified another job killer bill,...

Legislative Analyst Report Notes Drought Has Limited Statewide Economic Impact

The state Legislative Analyst’s Office (LAO) this week said the drought will have a limited statewide economic impact. “While the drought is affecting many Californians...

Job Killer Bill Increasing Health Care Costs in Senate Policy Committee​

The Senate Health Committee today will hear a California Chamber of ​​Commerce-opposed job killer health care rate regulation bill. SB 546 (Leno; D-San Francisco) threatens...

CalChamber Releases 2015 Preliminary Job Killer List

Contact: Denise Davis​ ​SACRAMENTO, CA — The California Chamber of Commerce today released a preliminary list of “job killer” bills to call attention to the...

Senate Policy Committee to Hear Job Killer Bill Today; Increases Business Costs, Creates New...

A California Chamber of Commerce-opposed job killer bill that increases the cost of business and creates regulatory burdens throughout the state will be considered...

Scheduling Mandate Bill a Job Killer for Employers​​

Legislation imposing a one-size-fits-all scheduling mandate on retailers has been identified by the California Chamber of Commerce as a job killer. AB 357​ (Chiu; D-San...